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This is a video from Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival, held in June 2004. Artisits include Eric Clapton... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Eric Clapton ... Himself
J.J. Cale ... Himself

B.B. King ... Himself
James Taylor ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jeff Beck ... Himself

Rocky Frisco ... Himself
Pat Metheny ... Himself

Carlos Santana ... Himself

ZZ Top ... Themselves

Directed by
Ron de Moraes 
Produced by
David Horn .... executive producer
Mitch Owgang .... producer
Kathy Rivkin .... associate producer
Film Editing by
Laura Young 
Production Management
Matt Uzzle .... production manager
Sound Department
Susan Pelino .... post-production audio mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Timm Bland .... camera operator
Stan Crocker .... lighting director
Tyler Roach .... electrician
Editorial Department
Stephen Hoppe .... on-line editor
Other crew
Peter Margolis .... dga stage manager


Additional Details

USA:270 min

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15 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Tons Of Varied & Great Music, 27 January 2006
Author: ccthemovieman-1 from United States

Three-and-a-half hours of footage at a guitar festival in Dalls that drew a lot of big names is more than enough entertainment for rock/blues fans. You can pick and choose and still get plenty of great music from this Eric Clapton-organized concert to benefit his alcohol rehab facility.

There are two discs. My personal preference, by far, went to the first disc which featured Clapton, Jimmy Vaughan, B.B. King, Robert Cray, Buddy Guy, Dan Tyminski, Vince Gill, James Taylor, J.J. Cale, Robert Randolph, Doyle Bramhill, John Mayer and Carlos Santana. Wow!

My personal favorites from this disc were the performances by Gill (known for his country but a fabulous guitar player), Cale (more of a songwriter than singer), Tyminski (the man who performed "Man Of Constant Sorrow" from the film "O Brother, Where Art Thou?") and, of course, Clapton.

The second disc sported some entirely different music for the first part, Indian and jazz, and then returned more to the blues/rock venue with Clapton, David Hidalgo (of Los Lobos), Eric Johnson, the frenetic Steve Vai, the crazy Joe Walsh and, finally, capped off by hometown Texas favorites Z.Z. Top.

All in all, an amazing concert with tons of great music.

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